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Orbs of colour

The author tells you about a popular and charming garden plant »
Photo: Thulasi Kakkat

A passion bearing fruit

Sreekumar Menon’s tropical fruit garden has some of the most exotic varieties from diverse countries »
SOIL SUPPLEMENTS A mixture of sand, clayey soil and manure is a good growth medium for plants

The ABC of soil disinfection

Plants dying mysteriously in your kitchen garden? It could be root disease, says Hema Vijay »
The red poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) featured here is indigenous to Mexico and Central America.
December 15, 2014

Nature says merry Xmas!

The mild Bangalore winter and December, is one of our favourite times of year in the garden. Red white and green seem to be the predominant colours of Christmas and they are echoed with the two mos... »
October 31, 2014

In the garden shop

If you are looking at revamping your garden with fun accessories, head to the Garden Store, Alwarpet, and you won’t be disappointed.The store, which is just over a year old, has an array of... »
November 28, 2014

Ikebana, Chennai style

Slender coconut husk-straws and coconut fronds, fragile plantain shoots and massive flowers, ficus and banyan branches, Calotropis, better known as the ‘popping’ plant; Gulmohar pods, leaves of li... »